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Considering a Winter Term Internship for Credit?

Do you have a Winter Term internship lined up or want to consider doing a J-term internship? Here’s the information you’ll need if you want to take part in an internship AND earn credit for the internship.  

Find all the Information, FAQs, Timeline and Checklist here or follow the steps below.

STEP 1: Have your resume approved by a CCI Peer Career Advisor (PCA). No appointment necessary. See go/PCAs for times and locations.  

STEP 2: Secure your internship. Check out the Winter Term internships currently posted in Handshake, visit go/findinternships for tips, or make an appointment with a CCI advisor or visit a PCA for help.  

STEP 3: Find a Middlebury faculty member to serve as your academic sponsor. See FAQ at go/WTinternships for more info on academic sponsors.  

STEP 4: Write your personal statement for your application for credit including 3 scholarly sources (see samples).  

STEP 5: Download the Internship Agreement Form, read it, and initial all sections.  

STEP 6: Create an Experience in Handshake – this is your application for credit. go/Handshake>Career Center>Experiences>Create an Experience. Select Winter Term Application for Credit/Funding and Winter Term 2022 and answer all questions marked with an asterisk. Immediately after submitting, attach your personal statement, your CCI-approved resume, and a signed Internship Agreement. Several funding grants are available for students on financial aid on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Internship credit is approved on a rolling basis up until Dec. 1. Apply now!  

Please note: Sophomores through Super Seniors who have been enrolled for Fall ’21 (exceptions apply) or those on an approved study away program (Middlebury or non-Middlebury) are eligible to earn credit during Winter Term 2022.
 
 

Remember to join us for Cider and Doughnuts Thursday, 10/7 from 3:30-5:00

CCI’s annual kick off to fall is back!

Part snack break, part CCI party, part “check out our new digs”! Featuring Happy Valley apple cider, doughnuts, and apples. CCI welcomes all students to stop by.

Come learn about CCI, meet our staff and Peer Career Advisors, learn about our resources, and enjoy a quintessential Vermont fall treat.

Join us on the Kitchel House lawn at 152 College St. between 3:30 and 5:00 pm.

Kitchel House, 152 College Street

Preparing for your Summer Internship!

How do you prepare for your internship and get the most from your summer experience? Come listen to a facilitated conversation as Middlebury students offer their best tips and advice for crushing your internship. There will be time for your questions as well.

Be the unforgettable intern. Make an impact. Make the most of your experience.

Making the Most of your Internship: Middlebury Students Share Lessons Learned!
Monday, April 26, 5:00-6:00 pm
RSVP here!

Brought to you by Blueprint and the Center for Careers and Internships.

Preparing for your Summer Internship!

You’ve landed the internship or have plans to secure one soon. How do you prepare for your internship and get the most from your summer experience? Hear from a panel of students giving their best tips and advice on making the most of your internship. The conversation will include working with supervisors, taking initiative, what to do when you make a mistake or don’t know how to do an assigned task, organizing your work, negotiating conflict in the workplace, advocating for yourself, preparing for and ending your internship strong, and more! There will be time for your questions as well.

Making the Most of your Internship!
Monday, April 26, 5:00-6:00 pm
RSVP here!

Brought to you by Blueprint and the Center for Careers and Internships.

Two More Weeks until Internship Funding Deadline: April 14! …and other important updates**

The latest date to submit an application for CCI’s competitive summer internship funding grants is Wednesday, April 14. These grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships and may be used this year for remote, hybrid, or in-person internships. Please note the College’s important announcement on 3/25: **Experiences involving international travel to countries other than a student’s home country will not be eligible for funding.

Summer Internship Grant Overview:

  • $3000 Summer Funding Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for Sophomore Febs through Senior Febs.
  • $1000 First-Year Explore Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for First-Years (including new Febs) and Sophomore Febs.
  • $3000 Dance Festival Grants support dance students attending dance intensives.
  • Resume approval with a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) is required by April 7 before submitting application.  
    **New Event: Rapid Resume Review on March 31, 2-5 pm (EST).
  • Meeting with a CCI Advisor to discuss your plans is required for First-Year Explore Grants (and strongly encouraged for all other applicants.
  • Find all details and forms at go/summerfunding, including CCI’s Quick Guide: CCI Summer Funding.
  • Grant application deadline: No later than Wednesday, April 14. Award notifications sent out on May 3. 

Searching for an internship?

CCI is here to help!

  • Drop into Zoom Quick Questions for help with your internship search or to have your resume approved by a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) or **attend CCI’s Rapid Resume Review event on March 31 from 2-5 pm (EST). A CCI-approved resume is a requirement for applying for CCI funding and always strongly encouraged before applying for internships and jobs. 
  • Visit go/Handshake and click on “Career Center” to schedule a Zoom appointment with a CCI Advisor in your area of interest.

Make Summer 2021 a great one! We look forward to receiving your application!


Reminder: CCI’s Internship Funding Grant Deadline is April 14!

Don’t forget! The Center for Careers and Internships has funding for unpaid summer internships and applications are due April 14! This year’s grants may be used for remote, hybrid, or in-person internships.

Summer Internship Grant Overview:

  • $3000 Summer Funding Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for Sophomore Febs through Senior Febs.
  • $1000 First-Year Explore Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for First-Years (including new Febs) and Sophomore Febs.
  • $3000 Dance Festival Grants support dance students attending dance intensives.
  • Resume approval with a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) is required by April 7 before submitting application.  
  • Meeting with a CCI Advisor to discuss your plans is required for First-Year Explore Grants (and strongly encouraged for all other applicants.
  • Find all details and forms at go/summerfunding, including CCI’s Quick Guide: CCI Summer Funding.
  • Grant application deadline: Wednesday, April 14. Award notifications sent out on May 3. 

Searching for an internship?

CCI is here to help!

  • Drop into Zoom Quick Questions for help with your internship search or to have your resume approved by a Peer Career Advisor (PCA). A CCI-approved resume is a requirement for applying for CCI funding and always strongly encouraged before applying for internships and jobs. 
  • Visit go/Handshake and click on “Career Center” to schedule a Zoom appointment with a CCI Advisor in your area of interest.

Make Summer 2021 a great one! We look forward to receiving your application!


CCI Internship Funding Applications Now Open!

Considering a summer internship? Great news!  The Center for Careers and Internships has funding for unpaid summer internships and applications are open! This year’s grants may be used for remote, hybrid, or in-person internships.

Experiences involving international travel to countries other than a student’s home country are still being evaluated by the College; we expect a decision to be announced by March 15. Students hoping for an international internship not in their home country are urged to consider alternative plans.

Summer Internship Grant Overview:

  • $3000 Summer Funding Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for Sophomore Febs through Senior Febs.
  • $1000 First-Year Explore Grants support expenses related to unpaid summer internships for First-Years (including new Febs) and Sophomore Febs.
  • $3000 Dance Festival Grants support dance students attending dance intensives.
  • Resume approval with a Peer Career Advisor (PCA) is required by April 7 before submitting application.  
  • Meeting with a CCI Advisor to discuss your plans is required for First-Year Explore Grants and strongly encouraged for all other applicants.  
  • Find all details and forms at go/summerfunding, including CCI’s Quick Guide: CCI Summer Funding.
  • Grant application deadline: Wednesday, April 14. Award notifications sent out on May 3. 

Searching for an internship?

CCI is here to help!

  • Drop into Zoom Quick Questions for help with your internship search or to have your resume approved by a Peer Career Advisor (PCA). A CCI-approved resume is a requirement for applying for CCI funding and always strongly encouraged before applying for internships and jobs. 
  • Visit go/Handshake and click on “Career Center” to schedule a Zoom appointment with a Career and Internship Advisor in your area of interest.

Make Summer 2021 a great summer.  We look forward to receiving your application!